Community Community Health

Community Health

Good community health means more than good medicine

Find health resources

Connect with community health workers who can help you find resources for housing, food, utilities, transportation, translation, child care and anything else that may affect your health.

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Lead & Air Testing

How to get soil, water or blood tests for lead, and who to call to report air quality or noise pollution issues.

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Addiction & Homeless Resources

Local sources for shelter and medical care for people who are addicted, homeless or mentally ill.

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Affordable Health Insurance & Care

Find affordable local medical and dental care, and get connected to affordable health insurance.

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Fresh Groceries & Meals

Food pantries, farmers markets, senior meals, community meals and farm shares are a few of the ways fresh, affordable food is available to families in the River Wards.

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Covid tests and vaccines

Testing. Go to phila.gov/testing to find testing sites in Philadelphia.

Vaccination. Vaccines are available for free at City-run vaccine clinics and partner vaccine clinics throughout Philadelphia. If you have questions about vaccination, call 215-685-5488.

Nourish

Nourish is NKCDC’s 8-week meal kit delivery program serving the Kensington, Fairhill and Juniata neighborhoods of Philadelphia.

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Community Health Workers

NKCDC’s Community Health Workers conduct health screenings and connect residents to health care, healthy food, credit and budget counseling, and other social service resources.

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